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2000 This was the big surprise in the beginning of year 2K in France. Catherine Lara is an artist well known in France for her pop work because she was the first to use an electric amplified violin (she is a violinist). She made big pop hits back in the 80-90’s. But for several years, nobody heard from her but in people magazines. Then she made a show on French TV announcing her new album, produced by “one of the main New Age band”, i.e. Deep Forest. We had to wait for a long time before hearing the result. But this album is really beautiful, very peaceful. And it is hard for us, French people, to recognize Catherine Lara here, because she happily- neither sang nor made strange things. She let Deep Forest totally directed her violin and result is really great. A little ethnic samples but mainly instrumental music.